If you are interested in joining 41 CER, either in Calgary or Edmonton, you are encouraged to either call:
- 310-ARMY (2769) to contact a recruiter, or
- Show up on a Wednesday evening between 7 and 10 pm at one of the Regiment’s Armouries
Information on the Canadian Forces Recruitment Process is here.
Joining other units in the RCE
If you do not live in the Province of Alberta and wish to join the Canadian Forces as a Combat Engineer in the Army Reserve you can join another unit
Persons living in the Province of British Columbia are encouraged to join our brothers and sisters in 39 Combat Engineer Regiment which operates 3 Squadrons in 4 locations, specifically in North Vancouver (6 Engineer Squadron), Trail and Cranbrook (44 Engineer Squadron), and Chilliwack (54 Engineer Squadron)
Saskatchewan and Manitoba
Persons living in the Provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba are encouraged to join our brothers and sisters in 38 Combat Engineer Regiment which operates 2 Squadrons in 2 locations, specifically in Winnipeg (31 Engineer Squadron) and Saskatoon (46 Engineer Squadron).
Persons living in the Province of Ontario are encouraged to join our brothers and sisters in several different units throughout Ontario:
31 Combat Engineer Regiment
31 CER operates in southwestern Ontario with two squadrons in two locations, specifically 7 Engineer Squadron (St. Thomas) and 48 Engineer Squadron (Waterloo).
32 Combat Engineer Regiment
32 CER is located in Toronto.
33 Combat Engineer Regiment
33 CER is located in Ottawa.
Persons living in the Province of Quebec are encouraged to join our brothers and sisters in several different units throughout Quebec:
34 Combat Engineer Regiment/Régiment du génie de combat
34 CER/RGC operates in two locations: 4 and 16 Engineer Squadrons in Montreal (specifically Westmount) and 9e escadron génie in Rouyn-Noranda. It is the only reserve unit of the RCE that operates bilingually.
35e Régiment du génie de combat
35 RGC operates out of Quebec City.
Persons living in Atlantic Canada are encouraged to join our brothers and sisters in several different units throughout the region:
1 Engineer Squadron of 37 Combat Engineer Regiment operates from Fredericton.
36 Combat Engineer Regiment operates two squadrons in two locations, specifically 20 Engineer Squadron in Halifax and 45 Engineer Squadron in Sydney.
Newfoundland and Labrador
56 Engineer Squadron of 37 Combat Engineer Regiment operates from St. John’s and has the distinction of being the only unit of the RCE to be equipped with Artillery weapons.
Note: the RCE does not have any reserve units in the provinces of Prince Edward Island nor the Territories.
Joining the Regular Forces
If you are interested in joining the RCE but wish to do it full time in the Regular Forces please contact an Army Recruiter via 310-ARMY (2769). Please note that you will have little to no choice of what unit you will be assigned to or where you will be stationed.